mushroom anchor


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mushroom anchor an anchor used for semipermanent moorings; has a bowl-shaped head that will dig in however it falls
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Mushroom anchor an anchor shaped like a mushroom, capable of grasping the ground in whatever way it falls.
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In literature:

The moorings usually consist of 3-ton mushroom anchors and 1(5/8) open link cables.
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